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18.06.2015

ECETOC Targeted Risk Assessment Tool Update to TRAv3.1

ECETOC Targeted Risk Assessment Tool Update to TRAv3.1 and Publication of related Addendum to Technical Report No. 114 on the Technical Basis for version 3 of the TRA Brussels, June 2014 In respons...
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29.05.2015

Publication of the Spring 2015 ECETOC e-newsletter

The Spring 2015 issue of the ECETOC e-newsletter is now available and can be downloaded in PDF format from the following link: http://bit.ly/ecetoc-enl28 In this issue: Front page Report from the ECET...
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19.05.2015

ECETOC Task Force assesses thresholds in chemical respiratory sensitisation

In a nutshell: ECETOC Task Force assesses thresholds in chemical respiratory sensitisation Brussels, May 2015 A variety of chemicals are known to cause allergic sensitisation of the respiratory...
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22.04.2015

STFC/NERC Workshop: Developing Cloud computing to support data intensive biology

The STFC/NERC Bioinformatics & Environmental 'Omics Network are now organising a new workshop on Developing Cloud computing to support data intensive biology to explore the current state of clou...
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20.04.2015

European Commission Conference on criteria to identify Endocrine Disruptors: registration open

A conference on "Endocrine disruptors: criteria for identification and related impacts" organised by the European Commission will take place on 1 June 2015 in Brussels. The aim of the conference is...
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01.04.2015

ECETOC Task Force publication presents concept for the grouping and safety assessment of nanomaterials

The safety of nanomaterials can be ensured by undertaking animal testing only as a very last resort. This is the premise and promise of the Decision-making framework for the grouping and testing of...
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31.03.2015

GreenFacts Spring 2015 Newsletter

Thanks to Jacques de Gerlache for the GreenFacts Spring 2015 Newsletter Latest Video which highlights reports on vaccines and vaccination from WHO, UNICEF & CDC Potential health effects of expo...
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30.03.2015

ECETOC publication evaluates existing concepts for the grouping and safety assessment of nanomaterials

Brussels, August 2014 It is well-accepted that nanomaterials need to be safe. However, conducting a full testing scheme for each and every variant of each nanomaterial will lead to an enormous amount...
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27.03.2015

The MAK Collection for Occupational Health and Safety

The MAK Collection for Occupational Health and Safety Further new or revised documents of the MAK value documentation series are now available in Open Access on the publisher´s website: http://onlin...
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27.03.2015

The MAK Collection for Occupational Health and Safety

Further new or revised documents of the MAK value documentation series are now available in Open Access on the publisher´s website: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/3527600418/homepage/Wha...
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24.03.2015

Basing chemicals management on the best science

Video interview with Dr Alan Poole, Secretary General of the European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals (ECETOC) during a recent visit to ECHA. Dr Poole describes the activities ECE...
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09.03.2015

Invitation NORMAN – UBA Workshop Biocides – compartment-specific strategies – 25-26 June 2015, Berlin

Since September 2013 the assessment and authorisation of biocides on the European market have been regulated by the EU Biocidal Products Regulation No. 528/2012 (BPR). Environmental monitoring can...
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25.02.2015

Publication of ECETOC 2014 Annual Report

In preparation for next week’s Annual General Meeting and Annual Technical Meeting, we are pleased to announce the publication of the 2014 ECETOC Annual Report which can be downloaded from the follo...
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23.02.2015

Royal Society publishes “Assessing risks and impacts of pharmaceuticals in the environment on wildlife and ecosystems”

Royal Society Publishing has just published Assessing risks and impacts of pharmaceuticals in the environment on wildlife and ecosystems, compiled and edited by Kathryn E Arnold, A Ross Brown, Gerald...
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27.01.2015

ECETOC Task Force investigates how newly developed methods in toxicity testing contribute to hazard and risk assessment of chemicals.

A taskforce was set up to investigate how newly developed methods in toxicity testing contribute to hazard and risk assessment of chemicals. The taskforce aimed at identifying the opportunities and cu...
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24.12.2014

Newsletter from the European Network for Alternative Testing Strategies in Ecotoxicology (EUROECOTOX)

The 7th EUROECOTOX newsletter has been published and can be downloaded at http://bit.ly/euroecotox-enl-7. The main feature is a report by Adam Lillicrap (NIVA) and Teresa Norberg-King (US EPA) on the...
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19.12.2014

Publication of the Winter 2014 ECETOC e-newsletter

The Winter 2014 issue of the ECETOC e-newsletter is now available and can be downloaded in PDF format from the following link: http://bit.ly/ecetoc-enl27 In this issue: •    ECETOC workshop ad...
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10.12.2014

Report on the RSC Low Doses Endocrine Disrupter Effects Workshop

Royal Society of Chemistry Expert Panel on Endocrine Disrupter Low Dose Effects RSC London 4th June 2014 This RSC Workshop took place on June 4th 2014 and the report can be downloaded from http://b...
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10.12.2014

Royal Society of Chemistry Expert Panel on Endocrine Disrupter Low Dose Effects RSC London 4th June 2014

This RSC Workshop took place on June 4th 2014 and the report can be downloaded from http://bit.ly/rsc-low-dose-effects . The workshop was a follow-up to a previous workshop “ECETOC Expert Panel to B...
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